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ADHD Summer Treatment Program
In addition to traditional therapeutic services, each summer in Erie County the agency offers the Summer Treatment Program (STP), which provides treatment for children, ages 6-12, with ADHD or similar disorders. The STP uses a combination of behavior modification techniques, recreation, art, and parent education based on the model developed by Dr. William Pelham (SUNY Buffalo). The ultimate goal is to help each individual child learn coping skills to succeed at home, in school, and in the community.
This program is offered in Erie, Crawford, and Warren Counties for eight weeks every summer:
- ADHD Bridges Brochure
ADHD Bridges Brochure 2013
Summer Treatment Program (STP) Outcomes
Of STP families surveyed for 2008, 100 percent of families reported being satisfied or very satisfied with overall services provided. And 95 percent reported being satisfied or very satisfied with the effectiveness of treatment and help that STP provided to families.
For more information about our ADHD Summer Treatment Program, please contact the Achievement Center, 459-2755. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available on request by calling the Achievement Center at 814-459-2755. Please make any needs know as soon as possible, but not less than one week in advance, to allow time to make the necessary arrangement.